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What to Watch If You Love Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Updated January 22, 2021 361 votes 98 voters 11.4k views29 items

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Wondering what to watch after Forgetting Sarah Marshall? While the film was hilariously and shamelessly raunchy, it also had a softer, sweeter side that explored love, heartbreak, and healing. While such a unique blend of characteristics may seem hard to match, fear not! If you just finished the film and are carving more, there are plenty of movies and TV shows like Forgetting Sarah Marshall to satisfy. 

Forgetting Sarah Marshall fans may want thematically similar material and plenty of shows and films will suffice. The Netflix series Love is a semi-comedic take on the nuances of romance and films like Trainwreck and The 40-Year-Old Virgin are also crude comedies with a secret softer side. If you're a fan of the film's stars, Jason Segel, Mila Kunis, and Kristen Bell star in plenty of other shows and flicks you may enjoy. For more suggestions, browse the recommendations below! 

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  • Trainwreck
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    Get Him to the Greek is a 2010 American rock comedy film written, produced and directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jonah Hill and Russell Brand. The film was released on June 4, 2010. Get Him to the Greek is a spin-off sequel of Stoller's 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, reuniting director Stoller with stars Hill and Brand. Brand reprises his role as character Aldous Snow from Forgetting Sarah Marshall, while Hill plays an entirely new character. The film also stars Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne, Colm Meaney and Sean Combs....  more
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